Authors: HAMID REZA ESMAEILI, ZEINAB PIRAVAR
Abstract: The diploid chromosome number of Persian chub, Petroleuciscus persidis (Coad, 1981), was 2n = 50, comprising 29 metacentric, 18 submetacentric, and 3 subtelocentric chromosomes and the number of arms was 97. A detailed karyotype of this endemic cyprinid fish of southern Iran was established for the first time in this study.
Keywords: Cyprinid karyology, Petroleuciscus persidis, Iran
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